The Epitaph of Seikilos 1 st century CE Carved onto a tombstone skolion – drinking song “As long as you live, be lighthearted. Let nothing trouble you. Life is only too short, and time takes its toll.”
Funerary portrait, painted mummy case, from Fayoum, Egypt, lifesize, Roman period. (Ny Carlsberg Glyptothek, Copenhagen):
Portrait of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (Caracalla), marble, 14.25" h, c. 217-230 A.D. (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York): Portrait of a Roman, marble, lifesize, c. 80 B.C. (Palazzo Torlonia, Rome)
Portrait of a Maiden, marble, c. 10.2" h, early Severan period, c. 193-200 A.D. (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York): Portrait of Marciana, marble, 12.25" h, Hadrianic period, c. 117-138 A.D. (Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York):
What a person would do: Get undressed in the dressing room Oil themselves Begin exercising in the palestra (exercise ground) Then into the tepidarium (warm baths) Then into the caldarium (hot baths) After sitting in the steam the person would scrape off the oil To finish off the bath the person would take a plunge in cold water and get redressed A Day at the Bath
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